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In its research on the relationship between climate, climate impacts, and institutions managing Pacific Northwest (PNW) resources, the Climate Impacts Group (CIG) has:

Evaluated Utility of Climate Forecasts for PNW Natural Resource Managers

Evaluated the Vulnerability of Regional Water Resources Management to Climate Variability

Assessed the Ability of Regional Water Resources Management Systems to Cope with Predictable Climate Variations

Examined the Role of Western Water Law and Policy in Regional Adaptability to Climate Fluctuations

Examined How the Structure of Adaptive Social Policy Impacts Behavior and a Policy's Probability of Success